Top 5 Things to do in Lima Peru

Currently planning your next trip to the City of Kings? Lima, Peru is a place where there is something for everyone to do. The ancient city of Peru offers visitors a great deal of diversity, as they can participate in sea level activities, mountainous activities and everything in between.

Top 5 things to do in Lima Peru

The following is a list of the top 5 things every visitor should have on their list when visiting Lima, Peru.


  1. Participate in the Peruvian Nightlife. There are a number of neighborhoods in Lima that are known for their exciting nightlife. Miraflores is a neighborhood that offers visitors a fun and interesting nightlife opportunity and is known for its backpacker bars. Barranco is an up and coming neighborhood that is quickly becoming known for its bohemian vibe. Chacarilla offers some of the biggest and best high-end clubs.


  1. Check out the Miraflores Boardwalk. Visiting this scenic boardwalk is a must! There are numerous shops and restaurants to explore, sculptures on display to marvel at, all while enjoying the spectacular views of the ocean. It’s easy to spend the day here exploring all that this famous boardwalk has to offer.


  1. Visit the Catacombs. The Catacombs of Lima are available to view at the Monastery of San Francisco, and is recommended for those who like to explore things that are a little off beat and unusual. The Monastery was built in the 17th century and offers visitors a great example of Spanish Baroque architecture. The Catacombs were rediscovered in 1943 and is now a top thing to explore when in Lima.


  1. Spend the day at the Parque de las Leyendas Zoo. Animal lovers will enjoy exploring a zoo where they can see lots of Central and South American birds, reptiles, mammals, amphibians, fish and insects. All ages will especially enjoy seeing Monkey Island, watching seals swim around through the underwater window and getting up close and personal with giraffes.


  1. Enjoy the Water Fountain Park. This park is known for its famous water fountains. The park is a great place to spend the day, offering visitors a chance to relax and enjoy all that makes the city of Lima what it is today. At night, the fountains light up, making for an exceptionally spectacular event that any visitor will surely remember for the rest of their lives.

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